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CarTakeBack hits five million milestone has reached the milestone of over five million Certificates of Destruction issued across its national network of authorised treatment facilities, writes Sarah Horton. This means that CarTakeBack has ...


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11 June 2018

Countdown begins for Metals Recycling Event 2018


The biennial Metals Recycling Event (MRE), which this year will have its largest ever demonstration area, is now just one month away. It is being held on 11-12 July 2018 at the NAEC exhibition centre at Stoneleigh, near Coventry. ...

7 June 2018

Two carton materials ‘temporarily’ incinerated


EXCLUSIVE: The aluminium and polyethylene material used in cartons is being “temporarily” incinerated in energy recovery facilities as the sector seeks a solution to the Chinese waste restrictions. The need for incineration ...

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Fairport Containers opens Bridgwater facility


Container refurbishment firm, Fairport Containers has announced the opening of a facility in Bridgwater, Somerset, following a £1 million plus investment. The development comes as part of the organisation’s business ...

4 June 2018

CMA makes provisional ruling over metals merger


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally ruled that a merger between two UK metal recycling companies is “not in the best interests” of customers and suppliers in the scrap metal sector. On Friday (June 1...

24 May 2018

CARS conference: Programme announced


The European Commission director general for end of life vehicles and batteries will headline the CARS conference, which takes place on the 11 & 12 of July 2018 at the NAEC, in Stoneleigh. Artemis Hatzi-Hull, who has more ...

15 May 2018

Consultation opens on Sheppey recycling site


Consultation has opened on a bespoke environmental permit application for Nova Material Recycling to develop a multi-purpose recycling facility handling 150,000 tonnes of material per year on a site near Sheerness, Kent. The ...

9 May 2018

Competition Authority order over acquisition by Sims Metal


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued an initial enforcement order to Sims Metal Management, which will put its takeover of Morley Waste Traders temporarily on hold. The order was issued last week (May 4th) ...

8 May 2018

‘Middleman’ handed 12 month sentence for metal scam


A 45-year-old man has been jailed for 12 months for handling £360,000 in illegal cash payments for the sale of scrap metal. Scunthorpe-based Carl Bulmer broke money laundering regulations by acting as a middleman in the buying ...

27 April 2018

Response to LARAC’s paper ‘The Future of Local Authority Waste Funding’


OPINION: Rick Hindley, executive director at The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) responds to LARAC's recently published policy paper on local authority waste funding.  LARAC’s recent policy paper on Local Authority ...

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